Alzheimer's Association - Greater Sacramento Office's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's through the advancement of research, to provide enhanced care and support to all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The office serves eight counties in the Greater Sacramento area, including San Joaquin. They estimate that over sixty thousand people in the region have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia and over one hundred and eighty thousand caregivers provide support.
The free local programs and services include a 24-hour per day, 7 days per week helpline, care consultations for families and over twenty support groups. Caregiver education forums and community education classes related to dementia and brain health are also offered.